Sit Rep T-4

I have decided to provide a series of brief news flash updates as the Christmas situation develops. Yesterday all was gloom. After the latest announcements, it was clear that Ishbel was stuck in Surrey on her own for the duration. She had a brief weep then volunteered to work Christmas Day and Boxing Day, swappingContinue reading “Sit Rep T-4”

Family ties

It seems we are locking down again. The nights are drawing in and, like it or no, nestling in at home will be the order of the day again, for the next few months at least. Our rules are stricter up here. Household mixing indoors is now generally a no no. As the weather isContinue reading “Family ties”

Focus group required…

I volunteered a new entertainment idea yesterday to promote family harmony. “Why not” I suggested “select a box set and watch one episode together, on the big telly, with the dog, at 7pm every night”. After some teeth sucking it was conceded that this was an OK suggestion. I had not seen Breaking Bad andContinue reading “Focus group required…”